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Guidelines for Antimicrobial Stewardship Training and Practice

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A Total Workplace Safety and Health Service − What Are the Implications for the...

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Attitudes to Psychiatry Can Change But What About Stigma?

For many doctors, the only exposure to psychiatry is during a rotation in medical school. The knowledge, interest, and attitudes formed in those few...

Limiting the Use of Primary Endocrine Therapy in Elderly Women With Breast Cancer

There is a tendency to opt for non-surgical interventions in elderly women with breast cancer. Although surgery offers the most effective form of locoregional...

How to Bridge the “Valley of Death” Between a Research Discovery and Clinical Application?

As physicians, one of the key questions we often ask is, “How do we bring new understanding of disease mechanisms and better treatments to...

Internet Addiction in Young People

The Internet has in recent years become ubiquitous in the lives of young persons and children due to rapid information technology (IT) development, high...

Implications of Morbid Obesity and Surgery for the Obese

Since the dawn of mankind, the survival of the species theory mandates the adaptation of complex mammalian bodies to harsh climates and unfavourable environments....

Chikungunya in Singapore—the Battle Continues

In the past decade, Singapore has been confronted by outbreaks caused by novel viruses, namely Nipah virus in 1999, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)...

Advances in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

Bariatric surgery is the euphemistic name for the surgical treatment of severe or morbid obesity. Weight loss is induced by 2 main mechanisms. The...

Does Experience Meet Expectations Among General Surgical Trainees in Australia and New Zealand?

One of the key aspects to become a skilful surgeon is to acquire the technical competence in performing the various operations safely. Several changes...

200 years of surgery at the General Hospital, Singapore

Western medicine in Singapore began with Sir Stamford Raffles’ arrival on 28 January 1819 with a sub-assistant surgeon, Dr Thomas Prendergast, providing medical care...
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